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Parents voice concerns about school redistricting at Tuesday's meeting

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videoParents from the Echo Farms and River’s Edge communities gathered Tuesday night to learn about middle school redistricting plans for the 2010-2011 school year. Since a new school is being built in the northern part of the county, about 2,400 students will be moved around, and these parents aren't happy about where their kids might go.

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Law enforcement steps up attempt to stop local gang crimes

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videoViolent crime in our area is often associated with gang activity. According to law enforcement, most of the major gangs are here. Wilmington Police and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department Gang Task Force met Tuesday in an attempt to ratchet up the fight. Full story...
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Boseman's bill to stop Titan denied again

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The latest attempt to stall the development of a new cement plant in Castle Hayne failed in Raleigh Tuesday. Despite support from dozens of local residents, the Senate Commerce Committee refused to re-examine a bill for a Titan moratorium.

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Lawmakers put together measures to help those with diabetes

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videoFor most, being diagnosed with diabetes can be a tough pill to swallow. Thousands across the state battle the disease and lawmakers are trying to help. Full story...
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Parents at Echo Farms and Rivers Edge upset over redistricting options

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As New Hanover County plans to redistrict its middle schools, some parents are unhappy about plans for their kids. Parents in the Echo Farms and Rivers Edge communities... Full story...
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Beach Bag Bandits get nabbed, property recovered

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Thanks to one of our viewers, Wrightsville Beach detectives have nabbed the Beach Bag Bandits we told you about Monday. Monday night, a tip led detectives to arrest 23-year-old Joshua Barnts and 20-year-old Brandon Cordell of Wilmington. Full story...
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State funds now available for flood victims

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State funds are now available for victims of this area's flooding three weeks ago. Small businesses, homeowners, and renters may be eligible for low interest loans to pay for flood damage caused by a severe storm on July 6th. Full story...
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Federal stimulus money helps add to WPD staff

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There was some good news Tuesday for the Wilmington Police Department. The WPD is getting 2 million dollars in federal stimulus money to hire more officers. Chief Ralph Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo held a joint news conference Tuesday at City Hall. Full story...
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Kure Beach boardwalk comes with mixed emotions

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videoKure Beach town leaders hope families will enjoy spending time there, thanks to a new boardwalk. While the new addition did not come without some resistance, most seem pleased with the outcome.

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Wilmington traffic stop turns into car chase

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An attempted traffic stop turned into a car chase through Wilmington. The chase ended a little before 10:00 P.M. Monday night, with this car backed into a fence at 29th and Lyndon. Full story...
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